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Definition of Extinguish


  1. To quench; to put out, as a light or fire; to stifle; to cause to die out; to put an end to; to destroy; as, to extinguish a flame, or life, or love, or hope, a pretense or a right.
  2. To obscure; to eclipse, as by superior splendor.
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Extinguish Translations

extinguish in Afrikaans is doodmaak, blus
extinguish in Danish is udslukke
extinguish in Dutch is doven, blussen, uitdoen, uitblussen
extinguish in Finnish is sammuttaa
extinguish in Italian is cancellare, estinguere, spengere
extinguish in Norwegian is utrydde, slokke
extinguish in Portuguese is extinga
extinguish in Spanish is apagar, extinguir